Division of Throsby

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Throsby
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Throsby 2010.png
Division of Throsby (green) in New South Wales
Created1984
MPStephen Jones
PartyLabor
NamesakeCharles Throsby
Electors98,415 (2013)[1]
Area1,422 km2 (549.0 sq mi)
DemographicProvincial

The Division of Throsby is an Australian electoral division in the state of New South Wales. It is named after Charles Throsby (1777-1828), a pioneer and explorer in the areas south of Sydney.[2]

Throsby includes Albion Park, Berkeley, Berrima, Blackbutt, Bowral, Cringila, Dapto, Exeter, Fitzroy Falls, Horsley, Kembla Grange, Lake Illawarra, Mittagong, Moss Vale, Oak Flats, Port Kembla, Robertson, Warrawong, Welby, Willow Vale, and parts of Warilla.[2]

Members[change | change source]

Member Party Term
  Colin Hollis Labor 1984–2001
  Jennie George Labor 2001–2010
  Stephen Jones Labor 2010–present

Jennie George was the first woman to be the President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) 1996-2000.

Election results[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "NSW Division - Throsby, NSW". Virtual Tally Room, Election 2013. Australian Electoral Commission. 30 September 2013. Retrieved 6 November 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Profile of the electoral division of Throsby (NSW)". Australian Electoral Commission. 2014. Retrieved 17 January 2014.

other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 34°32′02″S 150°33′07″E / 34.534°S 150.552°E / -34.534; 150.552